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    Gate Hill Day Camp: Explorers Arts & Sciences Program

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July, August
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: Below 6th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Enrichment
    • Selective: No
    • Minimum Cost: Free
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Overview

    A modern take on a summer at camp, Gate Hill Day Camp’s Explorers Program combines the fun of our traditional day camp with the excitement of S.T.E.M. and the Arts. Campers entering 3rd grade – 9th grade are drawn to the exciting variety and flexibility of this enriching program.

    All of our workshops are taught by specialist instructors in dedicated studios, across five core learning areas. Here are some examples of our hands-on, S.T.E.A.M. based workshops:

    Science & Nature: Animal Care, Forensic Science, Kitchen Chemistry, Insects, Pond Ecology, Survival Skills, Geology Lab, Weather Station.Engineering & Technology: Junkyard Wars, Catapults, Electronics, Rocketry, Hydraulics, Roller Coaster Engineering, Solar & Wind power.Digital Arts & Robotics: Lego NXT robotics, Photography, Video Game Design, Animation, Videography, Green Screen, Editing,Special Effects.Performing Arts: Camp Band, Camp Musical and Variety Show, Drumming, Zumba, Theatre Games, Improvisation, Puppetry, Ukulele.Visual and Creative Arts: Theatre Set Design, Ceramics, Duct Tape Designs, Recycled Fashion, Jewelry-making, Pixel Art, Branded Designs.Explorers workshops all share the same objective – To create learning experiences that are fun, interactive, relevant, and engaging. For extra enrichment, guest speakers and field trips are scheduled throughout the summer.

     

    Uniquely designed workshops capture the interest of today's precocious child, in a community that encourages play, develops skills and builds self-esteem.

    Every morning, camps pick from a variety of choices for their three morning workshops and will enjoy them over a course of a week. Each workshop will take into account the child's interest, age, and ability. Campers will also enjoy recreational daily swim, lunch, and other camp wide events! To find out more about costs and how to sign up, check out our website!